Non-IHOP | Healthcare Epidemiology Table of Contents

The policies in this section describe policies, practice standards and operations for various UTMB Departments and areas of operation.

UTMB respects the diverse cultural needs, preferences, and expectations of the patients and families it serves to the extent reasonably possible while appropriately managing resources and without compromising the quality of health care delivery.

Policy Title Category
01.01 - Authority Statement for the Department of Infection Control & Healthcare Epidemiology Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.02 - Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Occupational Post-Exposure Management Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.03 - Care and Maintenance of Ice Machines and Portable Ice Carts Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.04 - Care and Monitoring of Refrigerators and Freezers Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.05.02 - Sterilization of Semi-Critical and Critical Medical Devices Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.05.04 - High Level Disinfection of Semi-Critical Medical Devices Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.05.06 - Cleaning Disinfection and Storage of Noncritical Patient Care Equipment Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.06 - Control of Ectoparasites and Environmental Pests Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.07 - Disposable Patient Care Items Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.08 - Employee and Student Furlough Due to Occupational Exposure to Infectious Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.09 - Employee Health Center Communicable Disease Control Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.10 - Standard Operating Procedure Epidemiologic Investigation Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.11 - Evacuation of Electric Surgical Laser Plume Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.12 - Expiration Dates for Sterile Items Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.13 - Guidelines for Handling Linen Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.14 - Hand Hygiene for all HCWs Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.15 - Hospital Visitation Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.16 - Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Zika Virus Infections Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.17 - Prevention and Control of Influenza Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.18 - Intravascular Devices and Infusion Systems Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.19 - Isolation Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.19.01 - Postmortem Care of Isolation Patients Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.19.02 - Isolation Precautions in Clinics Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.20 - Laundry Facilities Usage in Patient Care Areas Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.21 - Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.24 - Preparation of Enteral Feedings Adult and Pediatric Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.26 - Reporting and Notification of Emergency Personnel Peace Off Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.27 - Reporting Communicable Diseases to the Health Department Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.29 - Prevention of Infections in Open Abdominal Hysterectomy Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.30.01 - Skin and Nasal Decolonization for Patients Undergoing Orthopedic Total Joint Arthroplasty Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.30.02 - Skin and Nasal Decolonization for Adult ICUs, Oncology, Transplant Units and Dialysis Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.30.03 - Universal Decolonization for Staphylococcal Carriage at Hospital Galveston (TDCJ) Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.31 - Transportation of Patients with an Infection or Communicable Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.32 - Exposure Control Plan Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.33 - Use of Thermometers Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.34 - Varicella Zoster Virus Infection Control Program Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.35 - Animal Assisted Therapy Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.36 - Toys Dolls and Teaching Aids Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.37 - Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.38 - Hospital Construction Renovation and Demolition Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.39 - Safe Ultrasound Practice Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.40 - Pneumonia Prevention Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.41 - Prevention and Control of Carbapenemase Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.42 - Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Control Plan Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.43 - Prevention and Control of Clostridium difficile Infections Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.44 - Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Norovirus Infections Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.45 - Pertussis_Infection_Control_Program Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.46 - Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.47 - Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.48 - Receiving and Processing Vendor Owned Surgical Instrumentation in the Sterile Processing Department Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.49 - Bloodborne pathogens exposure to UTMB patients and visitors Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.51 - Scrub the Hub Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.01 - Anesthesiology Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.02 - Blocker Burn Unit Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.04 - Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.06 - Dialysis Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.07 - Education Lab Training Center CPR Manikin Training Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.09 - Environmental Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.10 - Business Operations and Facilities Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.11 - Food & Nutrition Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.12 - Ophthalmology Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.15 - Labor & Delivery Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.16 - Parvovirus B-19 Exposures Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.17 - Linen Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.18 - ISCU and Newborn Nursery - MOVED TO INFECTION CONTROL NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE POLICY Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.20 - Oral Surgery Clinic Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.22 - Pharmacy Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.24 - Pulmonary Care Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.25 - Radiology Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.26 - Radiation Therapy Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.27 - Rehabilitation Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]

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